The perfect montage

Molly George, 385 Editor

May 23, 2019

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Endings provide the perfect opportunity to look back on how an experience has changed you. At the end of high school, I have realized every class we take has the chance to change our lives. A choir piece might stick with you...

Letter to the Editor

Elizabeth Yamin, Guest Writer

May 23, 2019

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In eighth grade, I scored high on an autism test. I’ve been placed in staff-facilitated groups with other students on the spectrum to handle my socializing issues since the fourth grade. Eventually, I was diagnosed with an emotional...

Rivers till I reach you

Ezra Wallach, Opinions Editor

May 23, 2019

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Last Sunday, I went to Andy’s to get me some custard, and approximately ten seconds into me eating my BootDaddy Concrete, my stomach started to growl. I went from happy to sad as I started to reconsider whether going to Andy’s...

Embrace the discomfort

Danielle Kurensky, Opinions Editor

May 23, 2019

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This is my last piece for the New Trier News and that fact hasn’t fully hit me yet. I keep saying that because it’s been colder and it doesn’t feel like the end of the year, and while there is some validity to this statement,...

Four years of (mostly) firsts

Darcie Kim, Features Editor

May 23, 2019

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For me, as it was for most people, high school was filled with a variety of firsts. I had my first kiss, a sloppy and awkward amalgamation of lips and saliva that I couldn’t wait to tell my friends all about. I went to my...

An experience worth fighting for

Layla Saqibuddin, News Editor

May 23, 2019

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When I was 14 years old, just before high school started, I moved to a new neighborhood: my teenage self’s worst nightmare. My little freshman self probably wouldn’t believe me if I told her that I’ve loved every moment...

To have a high school love affair with sweating

Stephanie Kim, Online Editor

May 23, 2019

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Sweat. Noun. “Moisture exuded through the pores of the skin, typically in profuse quantities.” Verb. “(Of a person) Exude a great deal of strenuous effort.” In this moment, as I sit here writing this while...

Four (mostly) funky and fresh years

May 23, 2019

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I believe that there are two kinds of people in this world: “high school forever” and something along the lines of “ew… high school.” These four years are such a short period of time in our lives, albeit incredibly...

The news is yours

Staff Editorial

May 23, 2019

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Today, the New Trier News’s 99th year comes to an end-- a year’s worth of news that’s comprised of your Science Olympiad triumphs and field hockey defeats, your letters to the editors and perspectives on potential technology...

Hol’ up, Hol’ up, We Dem Boyz

Ezra Wallach, Opinions Editor

May 3, 2019

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For the entirety of our childhood, we boys have subconsciously been taught that masculinity consisted of strength, toughness, apathy, and confidence among other things. In the past few years though, the concept of toxic masculinity...

Cady Heron would not approve

April 22, 2019

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We all watched Lindsay Lohan as the character Cady Heron struggle to balance her old friendships with the pressure of maintaining her glossy new life amongst the plastics. We all witnessed the breakfast club rectify their differences...